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The Mechanisms of Proactive Interference and Their Relationship with Working Memory
Working memory (WM) capacity – the capacity to maintain and manipulate information in mind – plays an essential role in high-level cognitive functions. An important determinant of WM capacity is the ability to resolve ...
Testing the semantic control hypothesis for stroke aphasics with semantic deficits
Some studies of stroke patients with semantic deficits have found no effect of word frequency on semantic tasks, as well as inconsistent performance across items and tasks. A deficit in semantic control has been suggested ...